Fixed Income

Despite near-term tightening, the Fed is loosening long-term monetary policy.
The mutual fund's weighting toward triple-C debt coupled with its high redemption rate shares a lot of similarities with Third Avenue.

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Who knows, but I'm devising a plan for the new year anyway.
The firm received regulatory approval to freeze redemptions in its troubled fund, but with significant caveats.
Triple-C ratings don't just happen -- they are earned.
High-yield debt is grabbing the headlines, but pay heed to the larger investment-grade segment, too.
They say junk bonds are cheap. But they're cheap for a reason.
Holdings in its Focused Credit Fund were so bad that one has to wonder if it is even fair to call them assets.
We can't see a bottom for these three high-yield funds.
Should Third Avenue Management's Focused Credit Fund have been allowed to exist as a mutual fund?

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